Dr. Michele Dehnert, an attending physician at Staten Island University Hospital, is Board Certified in Pediatrics and Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics. Dr. Dehnert evaluates and provides treatment for children and adolescents with a wide range of developmental disabilities and behavioral difficulties including delayed development (speech, motor, learning); learning problems; autism spectrum disorder; attention & behavioral disorders (ADHD, oppositional-defiant disorder, conduct problems, depression, anxiety, tics, habit disorders); and regulatory disorders (difficulties with the following: sleep, feeding, discipline, toilet training). She is part of a team of providers that includes a second developmental pediatrician, two nurse practitioners, and a clinical psychologist. The team runs a large psychotropic medication practice, with expertise in optimizing medication management in developmentally disabled children and adolescents. Dr. Dehnert feels that it is a privilege to be a part of children s lives and to assist them in achieving their full potential.



  • Board certifications

    • Developmental/Behavioral Peds - American Board of Pediatrics/Develop-Behavioral

  • Medical school

    • American University of the Caribbean

  • Residencies

    • UMDNJ / Univ. of Med/Dent New Jersey

  • Fellowships

    • Medical University of South Carolina

  • Affiliations

    • Staten Island University Hospital

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